Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Happy Hours have fun with dad

IT was nice to see dads participating in the Dad Olympics at the Word of Truth Ministries in Port Alfred on Friday morning in...

Gearing up for K-Day in Grahamstown

THE annual derby between St Andrew’s College, Diocesan School for Girls (DSG), DSG Junior, St Andrew’s Prep and Kingswood College, which over the years...

Polar Plunge for PAHS pool

  PORT Alfred residents are being asked to take a dip in the sea at dawn on the winter solstice, Thursday June 21 at East...

Fort Hare University exams postponed due to wage strike

THE University of Fort Hare was left with no option but to postpone the remaining exams due to the ongoing wage-negotiations strike by unionised...

It’s a disgrace! Four schools torched in a week

The loss of four schools to arson in a week carries a cost of as much as R160-million if government needs to rebuild them....

Alexandria Chistian Academy gets a dose of colour

IT was a beautiful winter morning on Saturday when around 50 participants took part in the Alexandria Christian Academy's Colour Run at the school grounds. Kids,...

You won’t believe your eyes: This is how animals see

EVER wondered what your cat sees when it stares into your eyes? Wonder no more. Researchers in the US have compared hundreds of species by...

Naked school choir: Take action against teachers for allowing it‚ says education minister

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has called for disciplinary action to be taken against teachers who allowed pupils to expose their buttocks and breasts...

Brightest and best: Seven South African universities feature in latest global rankings

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Monday retained its spot among the world’s top universities. UJ was included in the 2018/19 edition of the Center...

Success for Stenden graduates

IT was certainly an evening to remember for the 44 Stenden students who graduated last Friday evening in grand style at the Royal St...

Colourful, upbeat and humorous journey of song

Port Alfred High School’s latest musical extravaganza, Rock Through the Ages, by Grades 1-3, was again a crowd-pleaser, with the school hall packed with...
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A new generation learns how to twist

Each child was a star, but some really knew how to please the crowd at the Rock through the Ages dance revue by the...
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Ag Pleez Deddy won’t you take us to the dance revue

The Port Alfred High School Grades 1-3 did a superb job on a South African classic, Ag Pleez Deddy, for their Rock through the...
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Polka dot princesses at Port Alfred High School dance revue

The girls brought the classic oldie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini to life for another generation at the Rock through the Ages dance revue by...
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Shake, rattle and roll with Port Alfred High School’s Elvises

The boys showing off their Elvis hip-shaking moves for Blue Suede Shoes, the opening act of the Rock through the Ages dance revue by...

From Kings to Elephants

  CURRIE Cup contenders, the EP Elephants, have dropped the name EP Kings and reverted to their old name and are currently on a mission...
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Stenden graduation – Academic procession to Gaudeamus Igitur

The video shows the Stenden academics and graduants (yet to have their degrees conferred) as they processed into the hall at the Royal St...

Stenden graduation, always a grand affair

BEING awarded your first degree is one of the highlights any graduate will remember for the rest of their life as it signals the...

Pandor: Private sector can pay for post-graduates

Higher Education and Training minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday conceded the government’s new free higher education policy had not made provision for post-graduate students‚...

Grandfather graduates after 32 years

It took 32 years but Lieutenant-General (retired) Themba TT Matanzima finally has his degree. The 65-year-old grandfather of two‚ brother of former Transkei homeland president...
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Happy Hours takes it outside

NATIONAL outdoor Education Day means children learning, not in a stuffy classroom, but in the outdoors, playing in the mud or scaling a wall...

Careers Day dress-up at Alexandria Christian Academy

Alexandria Christian Academy had its annual careers dress-up day recently. The pupils had to do a presentation with all the information they could find on...

School failures preventing many from achieving middle class life

Education is the single greatest obstacle to socio-economic advancement in South Africa‚ according to the Fast Facts report from the Centre for Risk Analysis. The...

PAHS perform popular musical fairytale

THE grade 4 -7 pupils of Port Alfred High School presented Hans Christian Andersen – a Musical Showcase in the school hall last Friday...

Independent Schools Hockey Festival at St Andrew’s

THERE was a festive atmosphere at the Independent Schools Hockey Festival (ISHF) recently hosted by St Andrew’s College. Eleven schools from all major hockey playing...

Disability can be a handicap in Ndlambe

FACILITIES for children suffering from mental and/or physical disabilities are few and far between and several surveys, specifically by Africacheck and Sadag, estimate that...

WATCH: Honours graduate struts her inner Beyonce before chief justice

How to graduate in style? Just ask University of KwaZulu-Natal honours graduate Chrysantha Palan‚ who used the stage as her catwalk at her graduation ceremony...
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PAHS 1st XV triumphs over Victoria Park High School

The match-winning penalty kick by Thandwayo Ngesi of Port Alfred High School in their first team clash against Victoria Park High School from Port...
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A great morale-booster for Port Alfred High School rugby

The Port Alfred High School 1st XV in action against Victoria Park High School from Port Elizabeth at the PAHS fields today. It was...
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Cheers for the Port Alfred High School 1st XV

Pupils leading cheers for the Port Alfred High School 1st XV at their match against Victoria Park High School from Port Elizabeth at the...
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